Will of John Elyot of Shipton, 1478/9

Herts RO 2AR29

[translated from Latin]

In etc. 8 Jan 1478 I John Elyot of Schypton in the parish of Wynslowe sound etc. make my will etc.  Item I bequeath to the high altar 3 bushels of barley.  Item to the altar of St Mary 1 bushel of barley. Item to the altar of the blessed Mary in purification 1 bushel of barley.  Item to the altar of St Nicholas 1 bushel of barley.  Item to the altar of St Thomas the martyr 1 bushel of barley.  Item to the repair of the torches 12d.  Item to the light of the holy cross 2 bushels of barley.  Item to the repair of one vestment 40d.  Item to the maintenance of the small bell(s?) 20d. Item I wish that an ordinate or ordinary should make a trental.  The residue indeed of all my goods above etc. I give and bequeath to my executors.  And Robert my son and William Davy I ordain, make and appoint my executors to dispose for the salvation of my soul as to them etc.  Given on the day and year above.

Probate 19 Jan

 

 

 

 

Copyright 1 December, 2016